Genre Writing

Some of you may not know I write fiction as well as nonfiction. If you look at the sidebar, you’ll see a list of stories I have published online. Even though I love adding to this blog and writing other articles and blog posts, I also enjoy writing stories. Sometimes Continue Reading

2014 NaNoWriMo Survival Kit

2012 NaNoWriMo Survival Kit 2013 NaNoWriMo Survival Kit NaNoWriMo begins on the first! I am excited and nervous at the same time. I am going to be working on a new story, that I am not entirely prepared to write. I am doing what I can to prepare for November, Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo Starts in a Month!

Am I doing the challenge this year? I think so 🙂 November is a hectic month, what with the visit up north to visit my daughter Skye, and work picking up at the inn. But I am planning to do the challenge again this year. I think the story I Continue Reading

Christmas Writing Prompts

  Who doesn’t like to write about Christmas? It is a very popular time of year. And there are so many topics to choose from. For instance:   Why not create a Christmas food guide with pictures, including everything from food gifts, to what to make for santa, the reindeer, Continue Reading

Dead People

I have been busily doing some short story writing, and loving it. Dead People is one of my recent ones. The inspiration came on the first morning of the most recent time change, when I boarded the bus to go to work. People apparently did not sleep enough the night Continue Reading

Writing Prompts for Halloween

  It is not too late to begin writing on the topic of Halloween. You can pull off one or more of these projects for this year, or work on more throughout the year to prepare for next Halloween. These ideas are meant to get you started. Let your imagination Continue Reading

Cemetery Writing

Twice recently, I found myself in the cemetery up the road with my laptop, notebook and pen. The first time I visited, I worked on a story that will be included in Tales from the Woods. The second, I was writing articles for Examiner.com . On both occasions, I was Continue Reading

A Troll Tale: A Story from the World of Carthage

A Troll Tale: A Story from the World of Carthage. This short story was written by my sisters, Sheila Buck and Katie Hamilton. I proofread and enjoyed the story very much, even though I do not generally read in this genre. This tale is available on Amazon.com for the Kindle, Continue Reading